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Nadeesha Ukwattage

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Colombo General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2015 Doctorate Engineering sciences
2011 Master Agricultural Sciences
2009 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Agricultural soil amendment, contaminated soil remediation, soil and water quality are my main areas of research.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Ukwattage NL, Li Y, Gan Y, Li T and Ranjith PG. 2020. Effect of
biochar and coal fly ash soil amendments on the leaching loss of
Phosphorus in subtropical sandy Ultisols. Water Air and Soil
Pollution. 231: 56
Ukwattage NL, Ranjith PG and MSA Perera. 2016. Effect of
accelerated carbonation on the chemical properties and leaching
behaviour of Australian coal ash to improve its use as a compost
amendment. Environmental Earth Sciences. 75:1398.

Ukwattage NL, Ranjith PG and Bouazza M. 2013. The use of coal
combustion wastes as a soil amendment in agricultural lands (with
comments on its potential to improve food security and sequester
carbon). Fuel 109(0):400-408.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
I am currently working as a Senior Lecturer at University of Colombo Sri Lanka.

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